The Controller's Function: The Work of the Managerial Accountant / Edition 3

The Controller's Function: The Work of the Managerial Accountant / Edition 3

by Janice M. Roehl-Anderson, Steven M. Bragg
     
 

Take control and stay competitive in today's market

The Controller's Function, Third Edition is the go-to resource where new and established professionals can find the most up-to-date information for enhancing their performance and sustaining their company's competitive advantage.

In this new Third Edition, coauthors Janice Roehl-Anderson and Steven Bragg provide

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Take control and stay competitive in today's market

The Controller's Function, Third Edition is the go-to resource where new and established professionals can find the most up-to-date information for enhancing their performance and sustaining their company's competitive advantage.

In this new Third Edition, coauthors Janice Roehl-Anderson and Steven Bragg provide a revised and expanded version of their indispensable operations reference work. Accurate and relevant, The Controller's Function gives CFOs and managerial accountants a complete overview of the multifaceted job of the controller—from the most basic "bread-and-butter" aspects to the most advanced.

From describing essential competencies to detailing the more sophisticated skills like activity-based and target costing, disaster recovery planning, and outsourcing, The Controller's Function offers numerous real-world examples, expertly balancing both the technical and managerial sides of the job. Busy professionals can quickly access the latest information on:

  • Controls best practices
  • Shared services trends
  • Outsourcing implications
  • Performance measurements
  • Cost of capital
  • Tax strategy
  • Financial strategy
  • Just-in-time accounting
  • Reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Customer relationship management
  • Checklists for new controllers

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471683308
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
13.74(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Preface.

1. The Controller's Job.

2. Internal control.

3. Planning and the Strategic Plan.

4. Long-Range Financial Plan.

5. Annual Plan.

6. Sales.

7. Distribution Expenses.

8. Direct Materials and Labor.

9. Overhead.

10. General and Administrative Expenses.

11. Cash and Investments.

12. Receivables.

13. Inventory.

14. Property, Plant, and Equipment.

15. Liabilities.

16. Equity.

17. Operational Accounting.

18. Closing Procedures.

19. Performance Measurements and Trends.

20. Financial Analysis.

21. Taxes.

22. Selecting a Financial Information System.

23. Project Risk Management.

24. Implementing a Successful CRM Solution.

25. Organizations Large and Small Embrace Shared Services.

26. Information Technology Offshore and Outsourcing.

27. Change Management.

Appendix A. New Controller Checklist.

Index.

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